595
Superficial
temporal a.
Posterior
auricular a.
Basilar a.
Occipital a.
Internal
carotid a.
External
carotid a.
Carotid sinus
Vertebral a.
Thyrocervical
axis
Subclavian a.
Lingual a.
Common carotid a.
Brachiocephalic a.
Anterior choroid a.
Maxillary a.
Facial a.
Superior thyroid a.
TABLE
15.4
|
The Aorta and Its Major Branches
Portion of Aorta
Branch
General Regions or Organs
Supplied
Ascending aorta
Right and left
coronary arteries
Heart
Arch of aorta
Brachiocephalic
artery
Right upper limb, right side of
head
Left common carotid
artery
Left side of head
Left subclavian artery
Left upper limb
Descending aorta
Thoracic aorta
Bronchial artery
Bronchi
Pericardial artery
Pericardium
Esophageal artery
Esophagus
Mediastinal artery
Mediastinum
Posterior intercostal
artery
Thoracic wall
Portion of Aorta
Branch
General Regions or Organs
Supplied
Abdominal aorta
Celiac artery
Organs of upper digestive tract
Phrenic artery
Diaphragm
Superior mesenteric
artery
Portions of small and large
intestines
Suprarenal artery
Adrenal gland
Renal artery
Kidney
Gonadal artery
Ovary or testis
Inferior mesenteric
artery
Lower portions of large intestine
Lumbar artery
Posterior abdominal wall
Middle sacral artery
Sacrum and coccyx
Common iliac artery
Lower abdominal wall, pelvic
organs, and lower limb
FIGURE 15.44
±The±major±
arteries of the head and neck.
The clavicle has
been removed.
(
a.
stands for artery.)
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
Cardiovascular System
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